Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans. Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to full-time and part-time employment, there are a variety of ways you can take part in our mission of service to the poor and vulnerable. Learn more about volunteering with Catholic Charities.

Employment listings are updated weekly. Last Update: August 18, 2017

TO APPLY:
Email your resume and cover letter to ccanohr@ccano.org.
You may also fax this information to (504) 310-6945.
Please include the job title and program in your subject line.

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans has openings for the following positions.
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ADVANCEMENT

Advancement Coordinator
As a member of the Office of Institutional Advancement, the Advancement Coordinator is responsible for assisting with all fundraising activities of the development office including data entry, donor correspondence, prospect research, appeal mailings, special event coordination, and working on other special projects as needed. The Advancement Coordinator is responsible for daily entry of gifts into the Raiser’s Edge database and produces all donor acknowledgement letters. The Coordinator maintains constituent information in the Raiser’s Edge database and will assist with reporting and data analysis activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

A college degree and proven proficiency with computers and office support. 1-3 years of experience in Advancement work (Development and/or Communications) required.  Equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered. Experience with Raiser’s Edge or another database preferred.

Essential Functions:

  • Daily database entry in Raiser’s Edge to include gift entry and fund allocation, gift notes and donor information as designated by President, CEO, Director of Institutional Advancement and Associate Director of Institutional Advancement.
  • Assumes responsibility for updating donor information in Raisers Edge and executes database maintenance projects as needed.
  • Produces acknowledgement letters for all donor gifts and assists with the acknowledgement letter process through execution and/or final editing.
  • Receives and responds to inquiries from donors.
  • Assists with Prospect Research as needed. On a weekly basis, scans newspapers and periodicals for donor information.
  • With the Associate Director of Institutional Advancement, oversees maintenance and execution of the Stewardship grid.
  • Assists the Associate Director of Advancement with reporting activities and data analysis.
  • Assists with general Catholic Charities office tasks, as needed and requested by the CCANO leadership.

Reports to: The Advancement Coordinator reports to the Associate Director of Institutional Advancement.

CIARA INDEPENDENT LIVING

Maintenance Worker (Part-time)
Responsible for: cleaning grounds and provide basic maintenance for Ciara Independent Living apartments.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide basic maintenance to three apartment complexes.
  • Clean grounds and maintain lawn and other greenery.
  • Clean Ciara Independent office space on a weekly basis.
  • Respond first to damaged property; assess whether outside vendor needs to be called for repairs.
  • Assist/coach residents with maintaining clean apartments.
  • Handle basic communication with contractors.
  • Preform weekly/monthly property inspections.

Minimum Qualifications: Must have a basic knowledge of apartment maintenance. Must have reliable transportation and able to travel to all three complexes. High school diploma required.

ESL

ESL Site Facilitator (Temporary PRN)
The Site Facilitator will have many duties, including the general coordination of all of the classes at their site(s). They will be responsible for registering incoming students and volunteers, administering pre- and post-tests, and collecting any donations.  The Site Facilitator will also need to check-in with volunteer and/or paid teachers every day to ensure that they have everything that they need and that they are following all policies and procedures.  If an instructor is absent for any reason, the Site Facilitator will be responsible for making a decision to either combine classes or teach the class.  Site Facilitators will be required to participate in an orientation and be trained in administering standardized assessments, filling out registration forms, and be comfortable observing other teachers as well as giving feedback and modeling best teaching practices.  They will be required to attend staff meetings each semester and maintain a working relationship with the ESL Program Manager, who will assist them with any issues that may arise.  Duties include but are not limited to:

    1. Assisting ESL Program Manager with management of student and volunteer files, tests, maintaining inventory of books and classroom supplies
    2. Collecting sign in sheets and lesson plans
    3. Maintaining positive, mutually beneficial relationships with community partners such as churches and universities
    4. Publishing promotional fliers in English and other languages
    5. Responding to phone and email inquiries from prospective students and volunteers
    6. Completing data entry of student attendance and testing results on an accurate and timely basis.

Requirements for position:

      1. Strong oral and written communication skills in English and willingness to work with speakers of other languages. Bilingual candidates with the ability to perform the following tasks in Spanish/Arabic/Vietnamese encouraged to apply:
        1. Explain the program, class times and enrollment options in person and over the phone
        2. Assist students as they fill out registration forms
        3. Make general announcements and refer students to other social services as needed
      2. Attendance at mandatory trainings, including some evenings/weekends. Successful participation in professional development as required by funders, including in person and online trainings such as WorkReady U Instructor Certification Course and CASAS test administrator training
      3. Ability to pass background check and drug test per Catholic Charities’ requirements
      4. Computer skills (email, Word, excel, google drive, etc.)
      5. Ability to solve problems quickly and maintain a positive attitude in a fast paced environment
      6. Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team and independently
      7. Demonstrated ability to relate well to people of diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds
      8. Strong work ethic and commitment to the position
      9. Have reliable transportation
      10. Attend mandatory CCANO orientation for new employees (takes place on Monday mornings); complete Safe Environment training as required by HR policy.
      11. Other duties as assigned

Time Commitment: Part time, 12-16 hours per week

FOOD FOR FAMILIES/ FOOD FOR SENIORS

CDL Driver (Baton Rouge)
Responsible for activities related to delivery of commodity foods; assists in other activities related to receiving , storing, packing and delivering food, as needed; may assist serving participants at food sites; works with diverse groups of people. Position requires frequent lifting and moving; must be able to lift 50 lbs. High school diploma or equivalent, one year driving experience preferred. Needs to read and write legibly and use math skills. Must have medical exam and pass initial and random drug/alcohol screening. Valid Louisiana CDL license required. Need for Baton Rouge Louisiana.

Packer
Responsible for packing food boxes for participants and recording inventory of stored food items. Packers on mobile crew are also responsible for assisting in the loading and unloading of vehicles. Must be able to lift at least 40 pound boxes. High school diploma /GED preferred. Need to read and write legibly with basic math skills.

GREENWALT

LPN (PRN)
The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care to patients in conformance with recognized techniques and procedures, established standards, state regulations and administrative policies. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing and posses a current Louisiana license to practice nursing. One year of experience in the field of practical nursing is preferred. This position requires knowledge of patient population. It requires interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

HEAD START

Center Director
The Head Start/Early Head Start Center Director will oversee the day-to-day operation of the assigned HS/EHS center. The Center Director will provide leadership and supervision to all center staff and serve as a liaison to the central office, parents and community.  The Center Director works under the supervision of the School Readiness Coordinator.  The Center Director shall be responsible for the daily operations and management of an assigned center including all staff and community/parent involvement.

 Required Knowledge & Abilities:

    1. Knowledge of Early Childhood Education and best practices.
    2. Knowledge of Infant/Toddler and Preschool child development and services for pregnant women.
    3. Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance.
    4. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction and make mathematical computations and tabulations.
    5. Ability to communicate proficiently in English with children, families, staff and community agencies and partners.
    6. Knowledge of special needs of families and aware of ways to effectively communicate and assist them.
    7. Ability to travel extensively within area as assigned.
    8. Ability to operate modern office equipment (computer, fax, scanner, copier).
    9. Ability to operate Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and the internet.
    10. Ability to be a mandated reporter for suspected child abuse or neglect.
    11. Ability to work in another position when needed.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; stand; stoop; bend; walk; talk; hear; use hands to grip, type; reach with hands and arms, occasionally required to stand or walk on uneven surfaces; climb stairs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development. Proven proficiency in verbal and written communication skills.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage daily operations of supervising Education staff (Ensure classroom lesson plans and interactions are age and developmentally appropriate, as well as aligned with the Head Start Philosophy)
  • Manage daily operations of supervising Family Advocates (including monitoring family services, parent meetings/trainings).
  • Manage daily operations of supervising Nutrition Workers (including monitoring nutrition-related activities and adherence to special diets).
  • Manage daily operations of center facilities (including submitting work orders and following up on work orders, maintaining daily facility needs).
  • Maintain a current roster of qualified substitutes and ensure appropriate coverage for absent employee(s).
  • Assist in child staffing to discuss strengths, needs and goals for children and families.
  • Utilize computer and Child Plus program to enter and maintain data for recordkeeping and tracking purposes according to program calendar.
  • Assist in completing annual information packets for State Licensing Requirements.
  • Monitor to ensure classroom activities are age and developmentally appropriate, as well as aligned with the Head Start Philosophy.
  • Monitor to ensure classroom interactions are age and developmentally appropriate, as well as aligned with the Head Start Philosophy.
  • Monitor to ensure all screenings and assessments are completed according to program calendar and that all required information is contained in each child’s file.
  • Monitor all classrooms daily to ensure compliance with State Licensing Regulations, Head Start Performance Standards, CACFP (Child and Adult Care Food Program), and agency policies and procedures.
  • Assist with the compilation of CLASS improvement plans.
  • Assist with conducting CLASS (Classroom Assessment Scoring System) observations (quarterly)
  • Monitor to ensure that nutrition services for Infants and Toddlers meet individual needs which include preparation of bottles and serving meals.
  • Monitor classroom and playground for health and safety concerns according to procedures.
  • Monitor to ensure sanitation, hygiene procedures and health practices are strictly adhered to daily and assist in the daily maintenance of the center.
  • Ensure all reports are submitted accurately and timely to appropriate staff.
  • Organize and conduct regularly scheduled center Staff meetings and ensure that accurate minutes are recorded.
  • Check email a minimum of 3x daily.
  • Ensure staff performance concerns are addressed timely and documented accordingly. Communicate concerns to School Readiness Coordinator.
  • Ensure communication with Head Start Administrative Team is maintained via e-mail and phone calls
  • Secure and document In-kind contributions, volunteer time, and community support.
  • Attend training and in-service as assigned.
  • Adhere to Agency’s HS/EHS confidentiality policy, professional ethics and standards, demonstrating work habits which comply with agency personnel policies and procedures.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Early Head Start Teacher (St. Paul)
The Early Head Start Teacher works under the supervision of the Center Director. The Early Head Start Teacher will be responsible for the organization of classroom space and equipment to meet the individual needs of children enrolled including the provision of activities in all areas reflecting Early Childhood Development practices, which encourage children to: initiate activities, solve problems, explore, experiment, question and learn by doing. Infant Toddler CDA. Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.

Early Head Start Teacher
The Early Head Start Teacher works under the supervision of the Center Director.  The Early Head Start Teacher will be responsible for the organization of classroom space and equipment to meet the individual needs of children enrolled including the provision of activities in all areas reflecting Early Childhood Development practices, which will encourage children to: initiate activities, solve problems, explore, experiment, question and learn by doing.

Required Knowledge & Abilities:

  1. Knowledge of infant and toddler growth and development, as well as Early Childhood Education and best practices.
  2. Ability to communicate proficiently in English with children, families, staff and community agencies and partners.
  3. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction and make mathematical computations and tabulations.
  4. Ability to operate modern office equipment (computer, fax, scanner, copier).
  5. Ability to operate Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and the internet.
  6. Knowledge of special needs of families and aware of ways to effectively communicate and assist them.
  7. Ability to be a mandated reporter for suspected child abuse or neglect.
  8. Ability to work in another position when needed.
  9. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; stand; stoop; bend; walk; talk; hear; use hands to grip, type; reach with hands and arms, occasionally required to stand or walk on uneven surfaces; climb stairs; run.

Minimum Qualifications: Infant Toddler CDA credential with three years Early Childhood experience and ability to work continuously toward an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education.  Proven proficiency in verbal and written communication skills.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure classroom activities (including transitions) are age and developmentally appropriate, as well as aligned with the Head Start Philosophy.
  • Ensure classroom interactions are age and developmentally appropriate, as well as aligned with the Head Start Philosophy.
  • Ensure playground interactions are age and developmentally appropriate, as well as aligned with the Head Start Philosophy/Licensing Regulations.
  • Complete and submit lesson plans that reflect planning for individuals, small and large groups according to procedures, including IFSP (Individualized Family Service Plan) goals and objectives as needed.
  • Create a sense of community in the classroom through relationship building and allowing children to complete routine tasks.
  • Implement approved weekly lesson plan in the classroom daily.
  • Prepare materials and supplies in advance for activities.
  • Ensure that Teaching Strategies Gold reflects accurate information on each child.
  • Gather, maintain and review data toward Outcomes and School Readiness Goals three times per year in Teaching Strategies Gold according to program calendar.
  • Use screenings, ongoing assessments, information from parents and other staff to meet the learning needs of each child.
  • Complete daily experience sheets for each child throughout the day to keep parents informed about their child’s diapering, nap and feeding schedules.
  • Provide transition activities for each child according to procedure for children moving from room to room as well as into Head Start.
  • Provide a daily balanced schedule of child initiated and adult initiated activities.
  • Ensure that modifications are made to include children with special needs.
  • Promote and respect children and families’ culture by providing experiences and learning materials that are representative of children’s cultures.
  • Learn and express key words in children’s home language.
  • Ensure that all screenings, assessments, and observations on each child are conducted/completed according to program calendar and policies and procedures; ensuring all required information is contained in each child’s file.
  • Ensure classroom compliance with State Licensing Regulations, Head Start Performance Standards, CACFP (Child and Adult Care Food Program), and agency policies and procedures.
  • Participate in child staffings to discuss strengths, needs and goals for children and families.
  • Utilize computer and Child Plus program to enter, maintain and monitor data for recordkeeping and tracking purposes according to program calendar.
  • Monitor classroom and playground for health and safety concerns according to procedures.
  • Establish effective communication with families through monthly calendars, newsletters, home visits and parent/teacher conferences.
  • Complete daily health inspections and follow up documentation.
  • Complete and submit accident reports in the required timeframe.
  • Ensure sanitation, hygiene procedures and health practices are strictly adhered to daily and assist in the daily maintenance of the classroom.
  • Ensure CLASS (Classroom Assessment Scoring System) score for classroom is at or above established program threshold.
  • Mentor substitutes and volunteers.
  • Ensure family style dining.
  • Check emails a minimum of 2x daily.
  • Submit accurate and timely employee time, attendance and mileage reports.
  • Secure and document in-kind contributions, volunteer time, and community support.
  • Attend training and in-service as assigned.
  • Ensure all paperwork is accurate and submitted timely.
  • Adheres to agency’s HS/EHS confidentiality policy, professional ethics and standards, demonstrating work habits which comply with agency personnel policies and procedures.
  • Regular attendance and timely arrival to assigned work site.
  • Other duties, as assigned. 

Family Advocate
The Family Advocate is the outreach person for Catholic Charities Head Start Program, to families of the preschools of the community. She/he coordinates Parent Empowerment Programs and responsible for the Head Start Parental Involvement Program. She/he is responsible for compliance regulations in regard to Head Start Program. Primary responsibility for planning, organizing, and implementing the Family and Community Partnership service area. Recruits and enrolls children. Develops and implements Individualized Family Partnership agreements with parents. Acts as community liaison for the agency. Bachelors of Social Work. A Bachelor degree in a related field of study; or High School diploma or GED. Six credit hours in principles of social work, or case management, or ability to obtain credit within two years. Must have 3 years of experience in working with children and families; Fluent in written and spoken English preferred.

Head Start Special Education Assistant Teacher
The Head Start Special Education Assistant Teacher works under the supervision of the Disabilities Coordinator and along with Head Start Teacher in classroom. The Head Start Special Education Assistant Teacher assists with organizing classroom space and equipment to meet the individual needs of children enrolled.  The Head Start Special Education Assistant Teacher assists in planning, with supervisory staff members activities in all areas reflecting Early Childhood Development practices, which will encourage children to: initiate activities, solve problems, explore, experiment, question and learn by doing.

Required Knowledge and Abilities:

  1. Ability to communicate proficiently in English with children, families, staff and community agencies and partners.
  2. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction as stated on an IEP and make mathematical computations and tabulations accurately.
  3. Ability to operate modern office equipment (computer, fax, scanner, copier).
  4. Ability to operate the internet, Microsoft office, and Microsoft Outlook.
  5. Ability to fill in the Head Start teacher when needed.
  6. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, stoop, bend, walk, talk, hear, use hands to grip and type, reach with hands and arms, occasionally required to stand or walk on uneven surfaces, climb stairs, run, must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. U.S. citizen or authorized alien.
  2. Minimum age 20 years.
  3. Associate Degree (or higher) or 2 years of college credit (48 semester hours minimum; to include English Composition hours, to include English/Reading 6 hours, Special Education Courses – 6 hours, and Mathematics – 9 hours) or Para Pro Assessment results (minimum score of 450) and high school diploma.
  4. Willingness to meet and complete certification standards that have been set by the Louisiana State Department of Education and Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans Head Start Program within one year of being hired.
  5. Effective oral and written expression.
  6. Previous experience and ability to work with special education students across multiple environments.
  7. CDA certification.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure classroom activities (including transitions) are age and developmentally appropriate, as well as aligned with the Head Start Philosophy.
  • Ensure classroom interactions are and developmentally appropriate, as well as aligned with the Head Start Philosophy.
  • Ensure playground interactions are age and developmentally appropriate, as well as aligned with the Head Start Philosophy/Licensing Regulations.
  • Assist with the creation/implementation of lesson plans that reflect planning for individuals, small and large groups according to Policies and Procedures, including IEP goals and objectives as needed.
  • Assist with the preparation of materials and supplies in advance for activities.
  • Assist in creating a sense of community in the classroom through relationship building and allowing children to complete routine tasks.
  • Assist in implementing approved weekly lesson plans in the classroom daily.
  • Assist with ensuring that Teaching Strategies Gold reflects accurate information on each child.
  • Assist with the Creative Curriculum and the Head Start Child Outcomes Framework to create a developmentally appropriate learning environment for all children.
  • Use screening, ongoing assessments, information from parents and other staff to meet the learning needs of each child.
  • Assist in the provision of a daily balanced schedule of child initiated and adult initiated activities.
  • Assist in ensuring that modifications are made to include children with special needs.
  • Assist with providing experiences and learning materials that are representative of children’s cultures.
  • Learn and express key words in children’s home language.
  • Assist with all screenings, assessments, and observations on each child according to program calendar and Policies and Procedures; ensuring all required information is contained in each child’s file.
  • Ensure classroom compliance with State Licensing Regulations, Head Start Performance Standards, CACFP (Child and Adult Care Food Program), and agency policies and procedures.
  • Participate in child staffing to discuss strengths, needs and goals for children and families.
  • Assist with entering and reviewing all documentation into ChildPlus and TSG according with program calendar and Policies and Procedures.
  • Monitor classroom and playground for health and safety concerns according to procedures.
  • Establish effective communication with families through monthly calendars, newsletters, home visits and parent/teacher conferences.
  • Complete daily health inspections and follow-up documentation.
  • Complete and submit accident reports in the required timeframe.
  • Ensure sanitation, hygiene procedures and health practices are strictly adhered to daily and assist in the daily maintenance of the classroom.
  • Ensure CLASS (Classroom Assessment Scoring System) score for classroom is at or above established program threshold.
  • Ensure family style dining.
  • Check email a minimum of two times daily.
  • Submit accurate and timely employee time, attendance and mileage reports.
  • Secure and document in-kind contributions, volunteer time, and community support.
  • Attend training and in-services as assigned.
  • Ensure all paperwork is accurate and submitted timely
  • Adheres to Agency’s HS/EHS confidentiality policy, professional ethics and standards, demonstrating work habits which comply with agency personnel policies and procedures.
  • Regular Attendance and timely arrival to assigned work site.
  • Other duties, as assigned.
 
Head Start Teacher (St. Paul)
The Head Start Teacher works under the supervision of the Center Director.  The Head Start Teacher will be responsible for the organization of classroom space and equipment to meet the individual needs of children enrolled including the provision of activities in all areas reflecting Early Childhood Development practices, which will encourage children to: initiate activities, solve problems, explore, experiment, question and learn by doing.

Required Knowledge & Abilities:

  1. Knowledge of Early Childhood Education and best practices.
  2. Ability to communicate proficiently in English with children, families, staff and community agencies and partners.
  3. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction and make mathematical computations and tabulations.
  4. Ability to operate modern office equipment (computer, fax, scanner, copier).
  5. Knowledge of special needs of families and aware of ways to effectively communicate and assist them.
  6. Ability to operate Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and the internet.
  7. Ability to be a mandated reporter for suspected child abuse or neglect.
  8. Ability to work in another position when needed.
  9. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit at child’s level; stand; stoop; squat; bend; walk; talk; hear; use hands to grip, type; reach with hands and arms, occasionally required to stand or walk on uneven surfaces; climb stairs; run.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or Associate’s degree with five (5) years’ experience working in Early Childhood Education.  Proven proficiency in verbal and written communication skills.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure classroom activities (including transitions) are age and developmentally appropriate, as well as aligned with the Head Start Philosophy.
  • Ensure classroom interactions are age and developmentally appropriate, as well as aligned with the Head Start Philosophy.
  • Ensure playground interactions are age and developmentally appropriate, as well as aligned with the Head Start Philosophy/Licensing Regulations.
  • Complete and submit lesson plans that reflect planning for individuals, small and large groups according to procedures, including IEP (Individualized Education Plan) goals and objectives as needed.
  • Create a sense of community in the classroom through relationship building and allowing children to complete routine tasks.
  • Implement approved weekly lesson plan in the classroom daily.
  • Prepare materials and supplies in advance for activities.
  • Ensure that Teaching Strategies Gold reflects accurate information on each child.
  • Gather, maintain and review data toward Outcomes and School Readiness Goals three times per year in Teaching Strategies Gold according to program calendar.
  • Use screenings, ongoing assessments, information from parents and other staff to meet the learning needs of each child.
  • Provide a daily balanced schedule of child initiated and adult initiated activities.
  • Ensure that modifications are made to include children with special needs.
  • Promote and respect children and families’ culture by providing experiences and learning materials that are representative of children’s cultures.
  • Learn and express key words in children’s home language.
  • Ensure that all screenings, assessments, and observations on each child are conducted/completed according to program calendar and policies and procedures; ensuring all required information is contained in each child’s file.
  • Ensure classroom compliance with State Licensing Regulations, Head Start Performance Standards, CACFP (Child and Adult Care Food Program), and agency policies and procedures.
  • Participate in child staffing to discuss strengths, needs and goals for children and families.
  • Utilize computer and Child Plus program to enter, maintain and monitor data for recordkeeping and tracking purposes according to program calendar.
  • Monitor classroom and playground for health and safety concerns according to procedures.
  • Establish effective communication with families through monthly calendars, newsletters, home visits and parent/teacher conferences.
  • Complete daily health inspections and follow up documentation.
  • Complete and submit accident reports in the required timeframe.
  • Ensure sanitation, hygiene procedures and health practices are strictly adhered to daily and assist in the daily maintenance of the classroom.
  • Ensure CLASS (Classroom Assessment Scoring System) score for classroom is at or above established program threshold.
  • Mentor teacher assistants, substitutes, and volunteers.
  • Ensure family style dining.
  • Check email a minimum of 2x daily.
  • Submit accurate and timely employee time, attendance and mileage reports.
  • Secure and document in-kind contributions, volunteer time, and community support.
  • Attend training and in-service as assigned.
  • Ensure all paperwork is accurate and submitted timely.
  • Adheres to Agency’s HS/EHS confidentiality policy, professional ethics and standards, demonstrating work habits which comply with agency personnel policies and procedures.
  • Regular attendance and timely arrival to assigned work site.
  • Other duties, as assigned. 

Teacher (St. Paul)
The Lead Teacher in any Head Start program is responsible for assisting in the planning and coordinating programs at his /her location. She/he is also responsible for supervising teachers and students at his/her location. She/he may coordinate and plan with other Head Start agencies. The Lead Teacher will assist in choosing and training staff. She/he is responsible for the planning and implementation of a comprehensive child development program that meets the Head Start definition of curriculum in all program options and setting. She/he is responsible for working with staff to provide ongoing program development that meets state and federal regulations and guidelines. Under the direction of Head Start Administrative Team, the Head Start Lead Teacher shares in the responsibility for the daily oversight of center operations, including assurance of compliance with minimum standards and standards established to assure a high-quality program. Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Child Development. Proven Proficiency in verbal and written communication skills.

HEALTH GUARDIANS

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
This position provides the opportunity for networking with local physicians and health system administrators. Under the direction of the Program Director, the Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination and implementation of patient navigational case management services to patients referred from the City of New Orleans Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) Clinic. The primary role of the LCSW will be to provide enrolled patients with the tools and resources necessary to improve their quality of life and use the medical system effectively.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

ORGANIZATION AND WORK PRODUCT:

  • Manages patients’ Continuity of Care by providing case management services.
  • Schedules and completes contact with clients, coordinate services and conduct consistent assessment activities or when indicated by clients’ needs or lack of progress in achieving the desired outcomes.
  • Facilitates client entry and linkage to various professional services. Refers and advocates for patients to ensure they receive appropriate benefits and/or services.
  • Assesses and analyzes immediate patient’s needs; assisting them with health insurance enrollment, appropriate selection and the best health insurance plan based on their healthcare needs and financial means.
  • Develops and assists patients with applying for additional community resources as indicated and/or needed.
  • Acts as the liaison and coordinate community outreach events and activities to educate the general public on the available enrollment services: Medicaid and Medicare eligibility requirements, as well as Affordable Care Act/Health Insurance Market Place assistance.
  • Successfully maintains Market Place navigator certification.
  • Assists and prepares annual progress and audit reports.
  • Provides outreach and education services in order to meet HCH program requirements.
  • Documents timely and accurately in the patients’ Electronic Health Record (EHR) on all services offered and provided.

PROJECT PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION:

  • Proactively anticipates the timelines needed to complete your assignments to design and implement various work projects.
  • Prioritizes your work assignments to meet project deadlines and productivity goals.
  • Develops knowledge of the community’s network of services available to homeless individuals, which include partner agencies, shelters, and social service agencies, etc.
  • Identifies and develops cooperative working relationships with community partners and agencies.
  • Participates in city-wide network meetings with the homeless collaborative as assigned and/or needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker is required.
  • A minimum of 3 years of case management experience, working in the acute care setting, with underserved populations is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Health Insurance Market Place and Affordable Care Act a plus and Medicaid billing process is preferred.
  • Quality and/or Performance Improvement experience is preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office computer applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Ability to work in a culturally diverse, patient-centered atmosphere.

IMMIGRATION SERVICES

Administrative Assistant
General Administrative Support: Provide and coordinate administrative and operational support to program staff, ensure that program staff are compliant with grant and agency policies and procedures, assist in developing clear and streamlined program protocols, oversee special project tasks and programmatic activities, and monitor deadlines.

Specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to: English/Spanish interpretation and translation, assisting staff in document review and other aspects of case preparation; conducting intakes; drafting certain documents and forms for review; corresponding with clients by phone, email and in person; managing appointment schedules; filing deadlines and document collection; organize, maintain, and update clients’ case files and records in physical filing case management software; data entry; mailing; assisting with special projects, as necessary. Schedule and coordinate meetings as required. Maintain records. Assist with preparation of progress and financial reports and budgeting as needed. Coordinate purchasing; obtain quotes, submits orders, and processes invoice transmittals, including travel/mileage reimbursements. Assist with supervision of building operations. Other tasks may also be assigned to ensure the smooth operation of the program.

Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English (written and oral) strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience working with immigrants and/or vulnerable populations strongly preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and culturally competent communication skills.
  • Respect for others and sensitivity to the needs and issues affecting people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to work independently and develop creative solutions is desired.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail for a fast-paced and high volume environment.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding all case and client information.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, and ability to learn immigration database/software.

Bilingual Case Manager
CCANO’s Unaccompanied Children’s Program serves unaccompanied immigrant children who were temporarily in custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) and reunified with sponsors. The Program aims to provide legal representation for over 1,000 clients a year, as well as case management and social service referrals, counseling, and other clinical interventions for a subset of clients with special needs. The Case Manager will provide social support services and referrals to these children who are identified as most in need. The position involves contact with children from Central America and their families, with a special focus on youth who have suffered abuse, abandonment, neglect, or other trauma, and who require support services in conjunction with legal representation.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide culturally and linguistically appropriate post-placement services and comprehensive case management services for children recently reunified with sponsors, including:
    • Conduct various background interviews and needs assessments using child welfare principles and social work best practices (including but not limited to placement/home studies and need for post-release services);
    • Develop individual service plans and monitor client progress with particular attention to culture, language, and special circumstances;
    • Provide information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy, and support to ensure that children receive the services they require (i.e. appropriate medical, mental health, education services, etc.);
  • Coordinate with key stakeholders – Includes building a network of relationships with social service providers and establishing standard protocols and referral procedures to ensure holistic care and ongoing monitoring;
  • Conduct outreach to the community – Includes developing and updating referral resources and psychosocial resource materials to meet the special needs of recently released unaccompanied children;
  • Develop, maintain, and update case management systems, reporting databases, and files to ensure timely compliance with monitoring and documentation standards; maintain confidentiality of information;
  • Submit regular written reports as required and track individual progress via relevant database(s);
  • Assist attorneys to identify cases in need of more specialized case assessment, develop child-friendly interviewing skills, develop strategies for legal case management, and work with clients to prepare supporting documentation for their legal cases;
  • May train and supervise interns/volunteers and support staff.

Qualifications:

  • Spanish reading, writing and speaking fluency required;
  • Degree in social work from an accredited institution preferred;
  • Two years of relevant experience and a minimum of one years’ experience in case management preferred, particularly working with, serving, and advocating on behalf of immigrants and/or experience in child welfare, child placements, and family preservation;
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse population and sensitivity to the special needs of multi-cultural immigrant children, adults, and families;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, verbal and nonverbal communication skills, and attentiveness to detail;
  • Ability to prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment;
  • Good knowledge of relevant community resources in the Greater New Orleans area;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of software appropriate to the office environment;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance, a clean driving record, and personal transportation. Position may require frequent local and long distance travel and ability to travel with limited notice.

Job Status: Full-time (Exempt)

Application Deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to asalinas@ccano.org with subject heading: “Case Manager, Unaccompanied Children.”


Clinician
CCANO’s Unaccompanied Children’s Program serves unaccompanied immigrant children who were temporarily in custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) and reunified with sponsors. The Program aims to provide legal representation for over 1,000 clients a year, as well as case management and social service referrals, counseling, and other clinical interventions for a subset of clients with special needs. The Bilingual Clinician will provide services to these children who are identified as most in need. The position involves contact with children from Central America and their families, with a special focus on youth who have suffered abuse, abandonment, neglect, or other trauma, and who require support services in conjunction with legal representation.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical, supportive, and crisis counseling services; individual, group and family therapy as necessary;
  • Deliver evidence-based treatment intervention (i.e., Trauma-Focused Care, Infant Mental Health);
  • Oversee the behavioral program or treatment interventions associated with the client’s treatment plan;
  • Participate in treatment and/or multidisciplinary teams and/or peer review as required by the program;
  • Provide in-depth clinical assessment, diagnosis of clinical conditions, treatment plans and intervention under appropriate supervision.
  • Provide and supervise culturally and linguistically appropriate post-placement services and comprehensive case management services for children recently reunified with sponsors, including:
  • Conduct various background interviews and needs assessments using child welfare principles and social work/clinical best practices (including but not limited to placement/home studies and need for post-release services);
  • Develop individual service plans and monitor client progress with particular attention to culture, language, and special circumstances; Provide information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy, and support to ensure that children receive the services they require (i.e. appropriate medical, mental health, education services, etc.);
  • Coordinate services with key stakeholders – Includes liaising and building a network of relationships with other professionals, para-professionals, and social service providers and establishing standard protocols and referral procedures to ensure holistic care and ongoing monitoring;
  • Conduct outreach to the community – Includes developing and updating referral resources and psychosocial resource materials to meet the special needs of recently released unaccompanied children;
  • Develop and maintain clinical records and program documentation according to contract and other relevant standards (assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, termination summaries, etc.), including maintenance of case management systems, reporting databases, and files to ensure timely compliance with monitoring and documentation standards; maintain confidentiality of information;
  • Submit regular written reports as required and track individual progress via relevant database(s);
  • Complete billable units and enter applicable data into data systems in a timely manner;
  • Assist attorneys to identify cases in need of more specialized case assessment, develop child-friendly interviewing skills, develop strategies for legal case management, and work with clients to prepare supporting documentation for their legal cases;
  • May be required to facilitate and/or support psycho-educational classes and/or groups such as parenting skills, independent living skills, anger management, behavior management, substance abuse, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Spanish reading, writing and speaking fluency required;
  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling or other relevant behavioral science in which clinical experience is a program requirement from an accredited institution required;
  • Minimum of one year of postgraduate direct service delivery required. Two years of postgraduate direct service delivery and experience working with immigrant children and families in a clinical setting experience preferred;
  • Previous experience in child welfare, child placements, and family preservation preferred, with an emphasis on adolescents preferred;
  • Valid clinical licensure or eligibility for clinical licensure in Louisiana;
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse population and sensitivity to the special needs of multi-cultural immigrant children, adults, and families;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, verbal and nonverbal communication skills, and attentiveness to detail;
  • Ability to prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment;
  • Good knowledge of relevant community resources in the Greater New Orleans area;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of software appropriate to the office environment;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance, a clean driving record, and personal transportation. Position may require local and long distance travel and ability to travel with limited notice.
  • To apply, please email cover letter and resume to asalinas@ccano.org with subject heading: “Bilingual Clinician, Unaccompanied Children.”

Immigration Attorney
Must represent low-income clients in immigration removal proceedings, and will prepare cases for submission to the USCIS and EOIR, including but not limited to, applications for asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) status, and/or T or U nonimmigrant status and other forms of immigration relief. S/he will also represent clients in immigration court, and family court for predicate and custody orders in relation to SIJ cases. The Immigration Attorney will coordinate all aspects of a client’s case, including client intake, client communication, relevant research, drafting personal statements, preparing immigration forms, writing briefs, drafting court motions and orders, and advocacy with law enforcement and other agencies, and direct representation in court.

Additionally, the Immigration Attorney will:

  • Assist in the supervision of a legal assistants and volunteers.
  • Assist in provision of public education in the community and collaborating with other agencies.
  • Participate as needed in program-wide and grant-specific data collection.
  • Participate in meetings with immigration legal service community-based organizations.
  • Provide legal orientations/counseling to clients and families.
  • Provide referrals to non-legal resources.
  • Coordinate with supervisor(s) on placements with pro-bono attorneys and provide support on pro- bono mentoring, technical assistance, and training as needed.

Prerequisites for the Position:

  • Juris Doctor Degree with active membership in a State Bar required; Louisiana license preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English (writing and speaking) required.
  • Two years or more experience practicing immigration law, or other relevant experience preferred; clinical experience will be counted.
  • Experience with immigration and/or child dependency proceedings preferred.
  • Experience working with children and/or survivors of abuse and trauma preferred.
  • Ability to work independently to manage a substantial workload with deadline pressures.
  • Competence in communicating and interacting with others of diverse cultural, geographic, and economic backgrounds in a professional and compassionate manner, including interacting with individuals experiencing substantial levels of emotional, physical, financial, or other hardship.
  • Ability to use basic Microsoft Office programs and online database software.
  • Candidates must successfully complete required background checks and clearances.

Job Status: Full-time, contingent upon grant funding.


Senior Staff Attorney (Immigration)
The Senior Staff Attorney will be responsible to serve in one or more of the following capacities: Coordinate immigration legal training and presentations (to benefit staff, partners, and the public); Develop and maintain a pro bono network and coordination protocols (including recruitment, placement, and mentorship); Provide technical assistance on criminal and civil defense needs that overlap with their immigration representation; Develop, implement, and staff/maintain community outreach activities such as legal clinics, orientations, and workshops; Develop and manage relationships with local community partners, government agencies, and funders (including but not limited to USCIS, EOIR, state/federal judges, public defender offices, law schools, law associations, State Bars, law firms, etc.); Assist with reporting to grant funders.

The Senior Staff Attorney will also provide quality legal representation to a caseload of immigrant children and adults, and will prepare cases for submission to the USCIS and EOIR, including but not limited to, applications for asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) status, and/or T or U nonimmigrant status, family petitions, naturalization applications, cancellation of removal, and other forms of immigration relief. S/he will also represent these clients in court when needed. The Senior Staff Attorney will coordinate all aspects of a client’s case, including client intake, client communication, relevant research, drafting personal statements, preparing immigration forms, writing briefs, drafting court motions and orders, and advocacy with law enforcement and other agencies, and direct representation in court.

Additionally, the Senior Staff Attorney will:

  • Assist in the supervision of legal assistants and volunteers.
  • Participate as needed in program-wide and grant-specific data collection.
  • Provide legal orientations/counseling to clients and families.
  • Provide referrals to non-legal resources.

Prerequisites for the Position:

  • Juris Doctor degree with active membership in a State Bar required; Louisiana license preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English (writing and speaking) required.
  • Two years or more experience practicing immigration law, or three years of other relevant experience; clinical experience will be counted.
  • Experience with immigration and/or child dependency proceedings preferred.
  • Experience working with children and/or survivors of abuse and trauma preferred.
  • Ability to work independently to manage a substantial workload with deadline pressures.
  • Competence in communicating and interacting with others of diverse cultural, geographic, and economic backgrounds in a professional and compassionate manner, including interacting with individuals experiencing substantial levels of emotional, physical, financial, or other hardship.
  • Ability to use basic Microsoft Office programs and online database software.
  • Candidates must successfully complete required background checks and clearances.

Supervising Attorney (Immigration)
The Supervising Attorney will supervise a team of BIA Representatives and Attorneys who provide legal services to immigrants. This includes oversight of legal services provided by these staff members and providing training, technical assistance, and general programmatic support.

The Supervising Immigration Attorney will also provide quality legal representation to a caseload of immigrant children and adults, and will prepare cases for submission to the USCIS and EOIR, including but not limited to, applications for asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) status, and/or T or U nonimmigrant status, family petitions, naturalization applications, cancellation of removal, and other forms of immigration relief. S/he will also represent these clients in court when needed. S/he will coordinate all aspects of client’s case, including client communication, relevant research, drafting personal statements, preparing immigration forms, writing briefs, drafting court motions and orders, and advocacy with law enforcement and other agencies.

Additionally, the Supervising Immigration Attorney will:

  • Provide overall programmatic/administrative support to assist in the supervision of legal assistants, legal interns, and volunteers.
  • Provide support to pro-bono coordination efforts including pro bono recruitment, placement, mentoring, technical assistance, training, development of standard policies and procedures, etc.
  • Support the Managing Attorney and Director on legal advocacy issues related to immigration, including trainings and presentations to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Participate as needed in program-wide and grant-specific data collection.
  • Participate in meetings with immigration legal service community-based organizations.
  • Support administrative functions in furtherance of grant implementation.
  • Qualifications:
  • Juris Doctor Degree with active membership in a State Bar required; Louisiana license strongly preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English (writing and speaking) required.
  • Minimum two years or more experience practicing immigration law, or three years of other relevant experience; clinical experience will be counted.
  • Two years prior management/supervisory experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated strong public presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of law firm and corporate pro bono culture, and ability to represent CCANO’s legal programs before a variety of stakeholders.
  • Experience with legal representation of unaccompanied children, immigration, and/or child dependency proceedings.
  • Experience working with children and/or survivors of abuse and trauma preferred.
  • Ability to work independently to manage a substantial workload with deadline pressures.
  • Competence in communicating and interacting with others of diverse cultural, geographic, and economic backgrounds in a professional and compassionate manner, including interacting with individuals experiencing substantial levels of emotional, physical, financial, or other hardship.
  • Ability to use basic Microsoft Office programs and online database software.
  • Candidates must successfully complete required background checks and clearances.

PACE

Physician (Part-time or full-time)
Provide direct primary medical care to all participants of the program.

Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine. Fellowship training in geriatrics preferred.  At least two to three years’ experience, and one year experience working with a frail/elderly population.  Current license to practice medicine in Louisiana, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.  Must have proven clinical leadership skills and the ability to get along with others in a team environment. 

Essential Functions:

  • Performs comprehensive history and physicals on new referrals.
  • Performs interval history and physicals on established participants; completed at intake and quarterly or as indicated.
  • Evaluates and treats participants with episodic illnesses in clinic, nursing facilities, and home.
  • Refers participants to and oversees care by medical specialist as indicated.
  • Admits participants to the hospital:   (a) provides primary care (attending) responsibilities for management; (b) provides updates to the team on a regular basis; (c) judiciously utilizes specialty consultants; (d) responsible for coordinating discharge planning with the team.
  • Manages all care of participants in the nursing home;   (a) provides regular visits; (b) performs telephone contacts with nursing home staff as required; (c) admits nursing home participants to hospital when necessary.
  • Actively participates in family conferences.
  • Participates in team meetings, committees, and work groups as assigned.
  • Communicates participant changes to team members
  • Participates in the development of the IDT Plan of Care
  • Participates in the coordination of a 24 hour care delivery
  • Completes all documentation in the medical record as required
  • NP Collaboration
  • Perform Nursing Facility, Hospital, and Home visits.
  • Assumes any other duties that may be assigned.

Physical Therapist
Must conduct initial, six month, annual and SIC assessments and/or unscheduled reassessment of all participants’ physical condition and functional status. Develops treatment program when indicated, sets goals intervention, and timeline for plan of treatment. Reviews, completes and coordinates participant’s therapy assessments and discharge plans and summaries for PACE Participants. Assigns and/or complete fall screenings. Plans and develops wellness, maintenance, exercise and therapy programs for participants. Provides training to participants, family members, friends, and Pace staff members for those parts of the treatment plan that can be carries out by them. Provides supervision to program aides and other staff who are implementing an OT treatment program. Reviews assessments and discharges participants when appropriate. Supervises and manages the therapy department employed and contract staff. Attends required meetings and participants in the coordination and documentation of PACE Participant Plan of Care. Track schedules and caseload, approves leave requests, and payroll time slips submitted by assigned therapy staff. Must have a valid Physical Therapist licensed in the State of Louisiana. At least 5 years’ experience in home health/outpatient settings. Minimum 1 year experience working with the frail/elderly population. A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Must demonstrate clinical competency with geriatric population.

Quality & Compliance Manager
The Quality and Compliance Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the development and implementation of program wide and center specific quality indicators. Responsible for reporting to outside agencies, the PACE Board of Directors and full interaction with CMS and DHH. Responsible for data management for Quality Improvement activities, including the coordination of collection, entry and analysis and assessment of data. Coordinates with the National initiatives in PACE Quality management including developing corrective action plans for CMS reports. Employee training regarding importance of documentation to improve quality outcomes. Assists in interface between consumers and program management for quality related grievances. Responsible for Performance Improvement Projects, spearheading each entity to gain new quality measures to improve processes. Requires oriented person capable of articulating the vision and describing the internal and external changes that will accompany implementation. Requires knowledge of Microsoft office including Access, Excel, Word and Power Point. The Quality and Compliance Coordinator is responsible for staff orientation, presentations to the PACE Board of Directors, Compliance Committee reports and Grievances and Appeals processing. The Quality and Compliance Coordinator also facilitates the implementation of the organization’s Goals and Objectives. RN with state of Louisiana licensure in good standing with at least 5 years’ experience in geriatric related services; LCSW with at least 5 years’ experience in geriatric related services with Quality and Compliance knowledge; Bachelor’s in related field/MHA/MBA/MPH with previous experience in Healthcare Quality and Compliance.

RN Care Manager
Responsible for assisting the needs of the participant/family and coordinates process to facilitate the participant’s efficient movement through the health care continuum. The RN Care Manager has accountability for reviewing/monitoring appropriateness and necessity of admission, intensity of service, and continued stay. The RN Care Manager communicates with physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and other case managers, nurse manager/staff nurse, social workers, outside agencies, and ancillary department to effectively manage clinical and financial outcomes, identify opportunities to reduce cost and length of stay while maintaining or enhancing quality of services. The RN Care Manager’s scope will embody the six core components of case management throughout essential and specific job: Psychosocial Aspects; Healthcare Reimbursement; Rehabilitation; Healthcare Management and Delivery; Principles of Practice; Case Management Concepts. The RN Care Manager will assist with assessments for home, nursing home, and hospital participants; explains PACE services and philosophy to participants/families; assesses participants and family status based on the physiological, psychosocial, spiritual, and emotional needs presented. The RN Care Manager will assist with the development of a written plan of care with IDT defining goals and nursing actions based on needs identified in assessment, utilizing Hospice, community and facility services when applicable; verbally interprets plan of care to all care providers; implements the plan of care under the direction of the PACE Center Manger or designee, ensuring compliance with the federal and state regulations the plan of care on a regular basis and as necessary to meet the changing needs of the PACE Participant and caregiver. The RN Care Manager must demonstrate skill in interpersonal relationships with PACE participants, families, nursing, home staff, co-workers and community support services. Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and must possess an unencumbered RN License in the state of Louisiana. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, at minimum 3 to 5 years of continuous nursing experience with at least one year in a geriatric area, prior experience in home health, case management, wound care, medical-surgical experience and one year supervisory skills. Able to effectively handle difficult and unusual situations. CPR certificate required.

PADUA COMMUNITY SERVICES
PRN Licensed Practical Nurses (Days/Nights, 48 hours monthly)

Responsible for assessments, documentation medication, administration, administration of prescribed treatments, care plan initiation, implementation and review, notifies supervisor/Medical Director of any changes in patient status or complications. Communicates with clients and families as required, Attends in-serve, trainings, and maintains license and certifications as required. Unencumbered Louisiana Practical Nursing License; at least 1 year of practical nursing experience in an medical-surgical, nursing home, or long term care setting. Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.
Bookkeeper
Applicant must have a working knowledge of approved accounting principles and procedures. The ability to communicate effectively with staff and various funding sources is essential. Applicant must have the ability to maintain financial and statistical records in a Windows based application, insuring that accurate procedures are used. Strong organizational skills and the ability to focus, set goals and prioritize and is attentive to details.     

Minimum Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Management

PADUA / SUPERVISED INDEPENDENT LIVING

Care Coordinator
 Applicant must have capacity to manage multiple cases in a supervised independent living environment. Experience working with persons with intellectual disabilities is required. Must have the ability to assist the program director in managing direct support professionals. Manage case records ensuring proper documentation at multi locations. Have the ability to work effectively with management, consumers/families, and support coordinators. Participate in Client Plan of Care planning meetings, complete and maintain consumer case notes, alternate on-call schedule to address consumer and staffing issues. Coordinate medical appointments as well as arrange transportation for appointments or outings. Requires on-call rotation, weekend and night work. High School Education with 3-5 years’ experience working with intellectually and physically disabled individuals. Bachelors’ Degree in Human Services field preferred but not required.

DSW
 The Direct Support Companion performs routine duties to insure patient comfort, hygiene, and wellbeing. This position requires experience with the patient population.  It requires the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms.

Minimum qualifications

1) be able to lift up to 50 lbs, be able to walk, bend, squat, turn in the knees, back, wrists and shoulders, and grasp with both hands (in order to properly perform the techniques taught in CPR/First Aid, Client Intervention Techniques, and Lifting and Carrying Techniques);

2) must be able to see and hear with or without correction;

3) be able to speak, read, and write English;

4) for some positions, employees must be able to pass a TB test.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Experience w/patients
  • Ability with lifting weight
  • Good communication and written skills

Essential functions:

  • Performs routine daily duties in caring for patients under supervision.
  • Performs duties to insure patients’ comfort and daily hygiene.
  • Performs duties in a manner that assures the patient personal privacy and self-respect.
  • Conducts group classes by managing the activities appropriate to clients’ age and levels of functioning.
  • Assist in the transportation of clients for facility outings and help in the ambulating of clients in daily routines.
  • Assists with general housekeeping duties within the facility.
  • Attends in service training, staff meetings, and program functions.
  • Performs all required reports.
  • Performs other duties as directed by the supervisor.
  • Physical Demands: Moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primary administrative nature.
  1. Stand less than 33% of time.
  2. Walk between 33% to 66% of time.
  3. Use of hand to finger, handle or feel required over 66% of time.
  4. Use of hands and arms to reach over 66% of time.
  5. Climb (stairs) between 33% and 66% of time.
  6. Full ability to talk and hear.
  7. Correctable vision required.
  8. Able to lift/carry up to 30lbs.

SPIRIT OF HOPE

DCMP Program Assistant
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans (CCANO) is providing Disaster Case Management for the 2016 flood events in Washington and St Tammany parishes. CCANO main responsibility is to serve and coordinate services for people affected by the floods following the guidance of FEMA-DCMP program.  

The Program Assistant will be responsible for providing support to the Disaster Case Management (DCM) Program Director and staff. S/He will be part of the management team and assist at various levels with compliance, reporting and monitoring of the program. The scope of work will not be limited to office support but will provide assistance in developing reports and ensuring smooth running of daily activities. S/He will also be responsible coordinating and managing donations, keeping inventories and tracking the adequate distribution of these items. In addition s/he will actively participate in developing and maintaining resources, partnering agency listings and procedures, coordinating services and assisting with trainings and in- services presentation. S/he will provide support to the supervisor and data manager to enter data; conduct routine data reviews as well as case file audits. S/he will also be responsible for all data collection and forms related to DCMP, providers, donors and the LTRO. S/he will be expected to actively participate in other program related projects and task as the program evolves. 

DCM program will provide services in Washington and St Tammany parishes; therefore the program assistant should have reliable transportation and be willing to travel to these parishes represent the program, attend trainings, meetings and other program needs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:This position requires excellent organizational and communication skills. Candidate should demonstrate good writing skills as well as strong time management. Must be able to multitask and complete projects on strict deadlines with accuracy. S/he will be working in a fast and sometimes stressful environment. Candidate should be willing to adapt to constant changes and must be detail oriented to complete and follow-through multiple projects. Ideally the candidate will have experience with disaster case management programs and be familiar with the program requirements and implementation.  Candidate must demonstrate an advance level of computer skills with solid knowledge of word, excel and other Microsoft products; knowledge of CAN will be ideal. S/he should be able to function both independently and as part of a team. Overall Professionalism in dress, demeanor, language, and interaction with others is required.

Minimum Education/Experience: Experienced in disaster work preferred. Advance level of computer skills with solid knowledge of word, excel and other Microsoft products; knowledge of CAN will be ideal.

Preferred Education: Bachelor Degree

SCHOOL BASED COUNSELING

Social Worker
MHP is a collaborative member of Catholic Charities School based counseling and the Individual Education Plan (IEP) team. MHP follows goals of plan and seeks optimum ways of utilizing best-practices to reach these goals through individual and group counseling with students in the school setting. MHP has ongoing consultation with supervisor, school personnel and parents to the overall scope and direction of students’ needs and progress. MHP monitors behavior improvement and is responsible for ongoing progress reporting and record keeping. MHP will be familiar with community resources and make referral as needed. This is a twelve month fulltime position.        

Minimum Education/Experience: Master’s level clinicians. MHP must possess a master’s degree from an accredited school or social work or counseling program. Experience in providing mental health care for children and adolescents is a plus.

THERAPEUTIC FAMILY SERVICES

Program Director
Management and development of Therapeutic Foster Care. Oversee the management and supervision of all clinical and administrative staff. Professional parents, and contract professionals. Ensure treatment services are effective and delivered according to a cognitive-behavioral treatment model. Track ongoing program needs including referrals of clients, recruitment of parents and therapy services. Responsible for the fiscal management of the program. Maintain documentation necessary for agency funding sources, program management and program evaluation. Master’s degree in social work, psychology or counseling, plus two years of social services experience particularly with children and families.

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Workforce Development Specialist (St. Charles)
The Workforce Specialist is responsible for: performing recruitment and outreach activities, orientations/assessments, employment services, establishing and maintaining activities to develop, locate, and secure job openings, as well as marketing the program to eligible participants.

In addition, the specialist will have a vital role in meeting the grant deliverables set forth by Saint Charles Parish United Way program, including but not limited to workforce training and assistance in job procurement for members.

Qualifications:

A baccalaureate degree; Three years of professional level experience in workforce development; Knowledge and/or experience with job service, labor market information, management analysis, marketing, training, labor programs, social services, employer relations is highly desirable.

Essential Functions:

  • Work directly with clients in St. Charles Parish to provide workforce development training and assistance with job and certification procurement
  • Work with clients in the church parishes to access skills, background, education, personality and interest in order to recommend an appropriate career path.
  • Collaborate with internal programs such as Parish Outreach in providing Workforce services
  • Inform clients of new career options and employment opportunities
  • Assist clients in creating resumes, searching and applying for work and preparing clients for a successful interview
  • Refer and place clients in training programs while monitoring their progress
  • Work closely with training providers to determine class schedules, verify training cost and receive training invoices
  • Submit program documentation to process invoices, stipends, and other program requirements
  • Organize workforce placement events such as job fair, etc.
  • Provide referrals to social services to enhance clients self-sufficiency
  • Identify barriers to access and help clients develop a plan to address them

Responsibilities:

  • Enter all client activities into Client Track software and maintain impeccable case files with all support documentation
  • Report workforce development activities to Workforce Development Director
  • Track and report expenditures
  • Develop outreach plans for community canvas and document all outreach activities
  • Increase employer market penetration by canvassing the business community to identify workforce development emerging needs and issues influencing business and industry
  • Meet the needs of business and industry by providing a pipeline of qualified workers and hosting multiple job fairs
  • Follow current trends in employment resources, research labor market information, including the current and forecasted economic trends within the respective territory
  • Develop a credible professional rapport with local chambers of commerce, economic development authorities, and professional societies  

Reports to: Workforce Development Director

 

CATHOLIC CHARITIES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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